Section Head - Electronic Computer Aided Designer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Raytheon Missiles & Defense is the worlds largest missile producer. We are responsible for the design, test, manufacture, and support of weapon systems equipping the US warfighter and our international allies to meet a large variety of demanding mission requirements. Every missile system produced by us contains advanced electrical subsystems. These enable target detection, target tracking, guidance, navigation, signal processing, and communication in extreme battle-field environments. The Electrical Products team is responsible for all aspects of these subsystems design, test, and production.

The Common Electronic Products Department (CEPD) is looking for an engineering leader (Section Head) in Tucson, Arizona. CEPD is the internal customer facing organization for internal design activities and provides the expertise that optimizes electronic hardware designs for producibility, provides electrical circuit design, strategic procurement relationships, and assembly services through project leadership to achieve cycle time, technology, and cost goals.

Job Description:

Please Note: This position can be a Sr. Electrical Engineer II (G09) or Principal Electrical Engineer (G10) based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

A Section Head within CEPD would be expected to lead a section of approximately 15-20 multi-functional engineers across multiple disciplines. Tasks would include involvement in gate and design reviews, performance management and career development activities, hiring efforts, effective and efficient program execution to reduce risk/cost through engagement with program Integrated Product Teams (IPTs), and be an active participant on the functional leadership team supporting business activities within the Electrical Products team at Raytheon Missiles & Defense.

Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience with one or more of the following:
    • Electrical design process, including but not limited to laying out Rigid, Flex and/or Rigid-Flex PCBs
    • Printed Circuit Board Design, Manufacturing and Assembly
    • Mechanical components and being able to understand and interpret drawings as they relate to PCBs and CCAs
    • Circuit manufacturing principles that affect circuity and component layout
  • Experience leading a team in an electrical engineering environment
  • Experience with IPC and MIL specifications and design guides.
  • US Citizenship is required

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous work history of achieving alignment and collaboration between the various disciplines in order to achieve organizational and programmatic objectives.
  • Capable of collaborating with others to develop the vision for the CEPD section in Tucson and communicating this vision with functional and program leaders, both locally and across the country. Also, the applicant must help the section to develop to support the vision.
  • Communication skills necessary to interface with all levels of RMD management.
  • Skills and experience in the development and management of Integrated Master Schedules (IMS), a basic understanding of earned value management, and the ability to estimate future work.
  • Have the ability to apply extensive technical expertise and have full knowledge of other related disciplines. Work will be performed without appreciable direction.
  • Have significant personal experience with IPT Leadership and PCB/CCA fabrication and assembly.
  • Have experience in the realm of assembly verification test and integrated assembly.
  • Have the ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Be able to work on complex technical problems and facilitate innovative solutions.
  • Be able to guide the successful completion of major activities and functions in a project leadership role.
  • Additional background in supply chain management, sales, and program management.

Security Requirement:

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.



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Section Head - Electronic Computer Aided Designer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701

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